Federal Communications Law Journal

Trade journal covering communications law. Published in cooperation with the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington.

Articles from Vol. 63, No. 2, March

Access to Media All A-Twitter: Revisiting Gertz and the Access to Media Test in the Age of Social Networking
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE DISTINCTION IN DEFAMATION LAW A. New York Times Co. v. Sullivan B. Gertz and the Origins of the Access to Media Test III. THE ACCESS TO MEDIA TEST IN ACTION A. The Role of the Test in Categorizing...
Editor's Note
Welcome to the second Issue of the sixty-third Volume of the Federal Communications Law Journal, the nation's premier communications law journal and the official journal of the Federal Communications Bar Association. The Journal staff is excited to...
Resilience: Building Better Users and Fair Trade Practices in Information
I. WHAT IS RESILIENCE? A. Building Resilience in Systems: The Software Ecosystem B. Building Resilience in Users II. RESILIENCE, CONTRACTS, AND FAIR TRADE PRACTICES 1N INFORMATION A. Resilience and Contracts in Technology-Mediated ...
Restraining Amazon.com's Orwellian Potential: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act as Consumer Rights Legislation
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GA WRONSKI SETTLEMENT A. The Amazon Kindle B. The Gawronski Complaint and Settlement C. Historical Background: Expansion and Restriction of the CFAA III. THE ADVANTAGES OF THE CFAA OVER OTHER...
Rough Consensus and Running Code: Integrating Engineering Principles into Internet Policy Debates
I. TUTORIAL II. THE CONTINUING DEBATE OVER NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY OF SERVICE III. CHANGING TECHNOLOGY AND THE LIMITS OF THE LAYERED AND END-TO-END MODELS IV. ARCHITECTURE AND NETWORK SECURITY V. KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PAUL MOCKAPETRIS VI....
Spectrum Miscreants, Vigilantes, and Kangaroo Courts: The Return of the Wireless Wars
I. TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY FROM BELOW: THE THEORY OF LAW AS PROCESS II. RETURNING WIRELESS TO ITS "STATE OF NATURE" A. To the Trenches of License-Exempt Spectrum III. CASE 1: MONROEMESH'S FAILURE TO SHARE A. The Engineer's Perception...
Television for All: Increasing Television Accessibility for the Visually Impaired through the FCC's Ability to Regulate Video Description Technology
I. INTRODUCTION II. REACHING THE DECISION A. The Effects of the 1996 Telecommunications Act B. Initial Reception to the Video Description Regulations--the Battle Begins III. CONFLICT AND CHANGES A. Why Is This a Problem? ...
The End-to-End Argument and Application Design: The Role of Trust
I. INTRODUCTION A. What Is an End Point? II. RELIABILITY AND FUNCTION PLACEMENT A. Application-Specific Semantics III. THE CENTRALITY OF TRUST A. Multiple Stakeholders B. "Good Guys" and "Bad Guys" IV. THE NEW END-TO-END ...
The Internet Ecosystem: The Potential for Discrimination
I. THE PREMISE BEHIND NETWORK NEUTRALITY II. RISKS TO THE INTERNET ECOSYSTEM A. Access to the Web--the Browser B. Rich Internet Applications, Video, and the New Content Companies C. Naming and Information Discovery D. Content...
Wireless Efficiency versus Net Neutrality
I. INTRODUCTION II. CONGESTION IN THE INTERNET A. Controlling Internet Congestion 1. Internet Congestion Control on the Honor System 2. More Recent System Collapses 3. Use of Established Congestion-Avoidance ...